Jennifer has extensive litigation experience, and practices in state, federal and administrative courts. She is skilled in all aspects of discovery, depositions, evidentiary hearings, motion practice, trial strategy, and has tried many cases to verdict.
Jennifer represents school districts throughout Western New York. She provides counsel on special education, general education, and labor and employment matters, and represents schools districts in special education due process hearings and appeals, Commissioner of Education appeals, Committee on Special Education (CSE) and Section 504 meetings, and student and employee discipline hearings. She counsels school districts on student residency, homelessness, records and privacy, discipline, DASA, and FOIL compliance. She also provides guidance to boards of education regarding Education Law, Open Meetings Law, and school district policy and procedures.
Over the last two decades, Jennifer has also litigated and tried personal injury, premises liability, employment discrimination, toxic tort, labor disputes, zoning, land use, and professional discipline matters.
While an associate at a large Mid-Atlantic law firm she taught legal writing as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland School of Law.